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Table 3 Factors associated with the preferred location of care from multiple logistic regression analysisa (n = 539)

From: Predictors of preferred location of care in middle-aged individuals of a municipality in Japan: a cross-sectional survey

  OR 95% CI p-value
Sexb Women 0.65 0.42–0.99 0.04*
Age (years) Unit = 1 year 1.04 1.01–1.07 0.01**
Household sizec Married couples/2- or 3-generation families living together 1.59 0.71–3.56 0.26
Self-reported healthd Very good/good 0.99 0.51–1.92 0.98
Occupation Self-employed 1.97 0.97–4.01 0.06
Part-time employee 1.02 0.65–1.62 0.93
Experience of caring for family Have experience 0.59 0.39–0.90 0.01*
Relationship with neighbourse Go to each other’s house/Talk if we meet 1.22 0.82–1.80 0.33
Kind of motivation in life Hobby 1.27 0.85–1.88 0.24
Go to culture lessons/study to satisfy interests 0.56 0.37–0.85 0.01**
Volunteer works 0.93 0.54–1.59 0.79
Spending time happily with family 1.65 1.13–2.41 0.01**
Knowledge of municipality’s care prevention policyf Know well/Know a little 1.62 0.83–3.13 0.16
Number of information sources Unit = 1 source 1.20 1.02–1.42 0.03*
Types of information sources Television 1.04 0.58–1.84 0.91
  1. aPreference for home = 1, preference for facility = 0. bReference: men. cReference: living alone. dReference: not good/poor. eReference: only greeting/almost no relationship. fReference: not well informed/no knowledge
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01; Hosmer-Lemeshow test χ 2 = 4.82, p-value = 0.78. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval